Since , the most up-to-date book on communication technologies! Editors: August E. Grant, Ph. Communication technology update Meadows, Ph. Description [ back to top ]. A classic now in its 16th edition, Communication Technology Update and Fundamentals is the single best resource for students and professionals looking to brush up on how these technologies have developed, grown, and converged, as well as what's in store for the future. It begins by developing the communication technology framework—the history, ecosystem, and structure—then delves into each type of technology, including everything from mass media, to computers and consumer electronics, to networking technologies. Each chapter is written by faculty and industry experts who provide snapshots of the state of each individual field, altogether providing a broad overview of the role communication technologies play in our everyday lives.
New communication technologies are being introduced at an astonishing rate. Making sense of these technologies is increasingly difficult.This book is designed to help make sense of the spectrum of communication technologies. In discussing each technology, this book will not only deal with the hardware of the technology, but also with the software, organizational structure, political and economic influences, and individual users of the technologies. Communication Technology Update, Third Edition provides the latest information on as many communication technologies as possible, using as many specific statistics on market share, units sold, etc. The first chapter begins by defining communication technology and introducing the ""umbrella perspective"" used to present and analyze each technology. The text explores the widest possible range of technologies, from broadcast to telephony and from wired to wireless. Major developments in each of these areas are presented for each technology, along with background information to help explain the major factors in the evolution of the technology.
Communication Technology Update and Fundamentals is the single best source for the latest developments, trends, and issues in communication technology. Featuring the fundamental framework along with the history and background of communication technologies, Communication Technology Update and Fundamentals12th edition helps you stay ahead of these ever-changing and emerging technologies. As always, every chapter has been completely updated to reflect the latest developments and market statistics, and now covers digital signage, cinema technologies, social networking, and telepresence, in addition to the dozens of technologies explored in the previous edition.
The book also features industry structure and regulation, history, and theory along with full coverage of the latest technologies! Communication Technology Update and Fundamentals. Jennifer Harman Meadows.
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Jennifer H. She earned her M. Her teaching and research integrate practical and theoretical concerns related to television production, the relationships between media and users, and changing media behavior in the new media marketplace.
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In addition to her teaching and research, she is Executive Producer for Milk Crate Productions and is a consultant to media organizations. GrantJennifer Harman Meadows.